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Table 1 Load to failure, stiffness and displacement results for the 4 repair techniques

From: Biomechanical comparison of vertical suture techniques for repairing radial meniscus tear

  Double Vertical Cross Double Vertical Hybrid Double Horizontal
Load to Failure, N 276.81,2± 39.5 2411± 30.3 237.61± 25.2 148.5 ± 22.3
Stiffness, N/mm 60.71 ± 13.6 55.31 ± 17.0 52.11 ± 8.6 30.5 ± 7.2
Cyclic Loading displacement, mm
 100 cycles 0.7 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.2
 300 cycles 1.1 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.3
 500 cycles 1.3 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.3
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. 1Significantly different from Double Horizontal (P < 0.05)
  3. 2Significantly different from Hybrid (P < 0.05)